Armstrong Plans Weekend Bike Race
Lance Armstrong isn’t going to keep a low profile, in the aftermath of today’s decision by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to take away his seven Tour de France titles, and to bar him from the sport for life.
Armstrong tweeted today that he’s still planning to ride tomorrow in a mountain bike race in Colorado, and run in a marathon on Sunday.
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The U.S. agency has said it expects the governing body of cycling to also wipe out Armstrong’s victories and ban him, but the International Cycling Union says it wants an explanation of why Armstrong should have to give up those titles.
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